The newly elected Chief Minister of Punjab Bhagwant Mann has announced 300 units of free electricity in the state. This will be made effective from July 1.
Free electricity was one of the promises that the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) made during their election campaign in Punjab. “Government of Punjab announces 300 units of free electricity for households from July 1st, 2022″. As per the statement released by the state government.
Punjab CM brings relief
The Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann said, there will be no increase in electricity tariff for industrial consumers while free power to the farming community will continue. While addressing the great state of Punjab he delivered his declaration to the people.
The Punjab State Government has also waived off dues of old electricity bills. Which were said to be due up till 31st December of 2021. Mainly, of households having load up to 2 kilowatts of electricity said the Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann.